Okay. The screen will freeze, no mouse movement, nothing working. The screen then blacks out for a second or two, and then I can carry on working. (Ooo, it did it just then!) Sometimes there is a redraw problem. I have tested with maxtor 64(?) etc, scandisk, etc. Manufacturer found nothing. Mystery. But perhaps corrupted C: drive?
using xp home with athlon 2600+. Fill in the rest as needed as we go